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Discussion on: You don’t always need to import React

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Desmond Naranjo

You haven't explained why this would be valuable. There's a lot of stuff I can do that I shouldn't. This seems like one of those stuffs.

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Sung M. Kim Author

You are right Desmond. I wasn't being so clear why it'd be valuable.

My intention was to share what I just learned - the need to import React when it's not used in your code.

So TL;DR should have been "because JSX is transpiled to React.createElement, which requires React to be in scope".